United States Postal History Collections

Sale 3027 Part IV - Collections
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  • Lot# : 3066 United States Postal History Collections

    STAR OF DAVID FANCY CANCELS. album pages of off-cover stamps and covers, several better including seven covers from Chicopee Mass. plus three off cover, great group from New Haven with many superior strikes, many other towns represented incl. Lisbon N.H., Hartford, blue Louisville Ky., South Gardner Mass., others, few faults but generally Very Fine-Extremely Fine strikes
    Start Price : 1,500 USD
    Current Opening : 1,500 USD
    Hammer price : 1,500 USD

    Lot# : 3067 United States Postal History Collections

    REGISTERED MAIL COLLECTION 1840s/1900s. collection of 100 covers ranging from stampless to 20th century including small towns, range of uses and frankings including Stampless, 1851 Issue, 1861 Issue, 1870-88 Bank Note Issue, 1893 Columbians, 1895 Bureaus, 1898 Trans-Mississippi, 1908-25 Washington-Franklins, etc, largely domestic destinations but some foreign as well, some mixed condition but great collection
    Start Price : 1,200 USD
    Current Opening : 1,200 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 3068 United States Postal History Collections

    1861 3c ISSUE (#65) FANCY CANCELLATIONS AND MARKINGS. group of 87 covers priced up to $200, noted Palmyra "S" in Geometric, Chicago Supplementary in blue and double-circle, Sandy Spring "Bird in Wreath", Rockville Ct. Old-English "R" in radial, Greenfield Ms. Negative Diamond in Circle; Chicopee Ms. Shield; Alexandria Va. Geometric, Shelburne Falls Ms. intricate geometric in blue; Cleveland "OUS"; Salem Mass. geometric; Blackstone Ms. shield; Newburyport Ms. elaborate geometric; Brattleboro blue radial; Cambridge Mass. shield; Hartford Conn. "H" in circle; Kingston Pa. rectangular geometric; Utica N.Y. rosette; Johnsons Creek NY "10" in circle; Rutland Vt. "USM" in bars; Fort Schuyler N.Y. thimble cds; "Free" cancel; Baltimore Md. Masonic square and compass; some "Advertised" usages, Philadelphia "Liberty Bell"; Hartford Conn. veined flower; Kingston NY fancy geometric; Litchfield Conn. "L"; Peoria Ill. reversed "R"; etc.; generally Fine-VF with some better strikes
    Start Price : 1,200 USD
    Current Opening : 1,200 USD
    Hammer price : 2,400 USD

    Lot# : 3069 United States Postal History Collections

    BANK NOTE ISSUE COVERS 1870/88. box of over 315 Banknote covers from an estate lot, includes mostly 2c brown or 3c green issues with a variety of towns including Illinois, some Territorials and Western, RPOs, cancels including some fancy, auxiliary markings; mixed condition, an interesting lot with some potential
    Start Price : 1,000 USD
    Current Opening : 1,000 USD
    Hammer price : 1,000 USD

    Lot# : 3070 United States Postal History Collections

    144, 1869 3c ULTRAMARINE INSURANCE ADVERTISING COVERS. 48 covers, most accumulated by famed 1869 Issue collector Elliott H. Coulter (an insurance agent for entertainers), wonderful variety of firms, cancels and designs incl. illustrated corner cards, some with very elaborate allegorical images, overall mixed condition with some Very Fine, many are quite attractive
    Start Price : 800 USD
    Current Opening : 800 USD
    Hammer price : 900 USD

    Lot# : 3071 United States Postal History Collections

    1893 COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION EXHIBITION BALANCE, 105 covers/cards, on exhibition pages or stock book, mostly U.S. but note some related foreign (about 18 covers/cards), write-ups in German, highlights include: uprated cards, destinations, registered, various combinations, $1 on philatelic cover, other combinations with values to 15c stamp, usual mixed condition, generally F-VF, an interesting group.
    Start Price : 750 USD
    Current Opening : 750 USD
    Hammer price : 1,250 USD

    Lot# : 3072 United States Postal History Collections

    1851, 3c ORANGE BROWN, TYPES I & II, JULY 1851 USAGE COLLECTION. group of 34 covers (13 are #10) used during the first month of usage starting with the 2nd day with a range of days through the 31st with some duplicate dates, most are plated with notes concerning varieties, includes: Jul. 2 Vargennes Vt. blue cds with #10 pos. 25R1e (faulty), blue Baltimore Md. Jul 5" cds on #10A to New York and with "Forwarded" straightline and "New-York Jul 6" cds to Boston, red "New-York Jul 8" cds on cover with #10A pos. 84L1e tied by squared grid, several small Boston "Paid" in grids in red incl. #10A pos. 66R1E right inner line only to Providence, etc.; some mixed condition, F-VF, a remarkable group of 3c 1851 issue first month usages (Scott $7,370)
    Start Price : 750 USD
    Current Opening : 750 USD
    Hammer price : 1,900 USD

    Lot# : 3073 United States Postal History Collections

    1872-1930 U.S. POSTAL HISTORY COVER COLLECTION, about 283 covers/cards in cover album, strength in 1890s-1910 issues but note decent showing of large banknotes, several with NYFM cancels, small banknotes include many multi-colored frankings, 1894-95 issues also include attractive frankings, note: Trans-Mississippi issues to 10c, all others with great usages to Europe, registered covers, small towns, note up-rated postals, wrappers, some advertising, couple "tags", etc., expect usual small flaws/faults but majority F-VF, loaded with good retail value.
    Start Price : 600 USD
    Current Opening : 600 USD
    Hammer price : 1,350 USD

    Lot# : 3074 United States Postal History Collections

    1879-1940 U.S. REGISTERED COVER COLLECTION, about 136 registered covers in two cover albums + an additional 54 later certified covers (1955-87), many early Banknote combinations, attractive commemorative issues including Columbians, Omaha, Pan-American, Pan-Pacific, etc., many Europe destinations, registry labels, several F1 covers, etc., expect usual amount of flaws/faults but overall an impressive collection in need of specialists appreciation, overall F-VF with many better usages and combinations.
    Start Price : 600 USD
    Current Opening : 600 USD
    Hammer price : 1,100 USD

    Lot# : 3075 United States Postal History Collections

    RAILROAD COVERS 1860s/1940s. collection of about 125 covers or cards, 90% of which are 1870s-1910s; includes a tremendous variety of R.P.O. cancels, receivers, Stations and "Train Late" markings; also a few Railroad corner cards and stationery and a few collateral photographs, an outstanding basis for further study or exhibition.
    Start Price : 500 USD
    Current Opening : 500 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 3076 United States Postal History Collections

    FANCY CANCELS COVER COLLECTION 1860s/90s. 86 covers and cards in cover stockbook; strong emphasis on star cancels, others including near full strike of 1860s Greenfield, Ms. "Masonic trowel" cancel, 1880's wheel-of-fortune cancels, other fancies including geometrics, Maltese cross, letters, Lewisburg, Pa. grid and star, 1860's Ulster, Pa. star, etc., interesting collection
    Start Price : 500 USD
    Current Opening : 500 USD
    Hammer price : 700 USD

    Lot# : 3077 United States Postal History Collections

    1889-1991, U.S. SPECIAL DELIVERY COVER COLLECTION, about 265 covers in two cover albums, strength in earlier issues include: E2 (3), E3 (2), E5 (8), E6 (9), E7, good run of "bicycle" issues include possible E10, etc, note many colorful combinations on 1920's-30's issues, extremely interesting Prexi combinations, Airmails, 1950's and later issues, in need of evaluation, expect some small flaws/faults, but mostly impressive and F-VF.
    Start Price : 500 USD
    Current Opening : 500 USD
    Hammer price : 575 USD

    Lot# : 3078 United States Postal History Collections

    US POSTAL HISTORY BALANCE. approx 185 covers mostly of the 1880s/1920s era incl postal cards, envelopes and wrappers, many to overseas destinations incl Austria, Belgium, Argentina, Netherlands, Norway, Czechoslovakia/ Bohemia, Sweden, Italy, Denmark, Ireland, etc. among the more usual Germany, France, etc., also note variety of machine cancels, some censored and registry, postage due, advertising incl Mephisto Cigar multicolor, few possessions, 1867 and 1870 incoming stampless from Havana with "N.Y. STEAMSHIP/ 10" cancel, 1897 postal card to Bosnia, 1905 postcard to Japan with equestrian illustration on back, 1906 ppc showing "Chief Fleet Foot", 1907 leather postcard to Switzerland charged postage due, 1909 cover from battleship USS Tennessee, 1913 to Hungary franked with three 5c Parcel Post, 1922 ppc with USS Maryland/ Rio De Janeiro cancel, etc., mixed condition, VG-VF, a pleasurable viewrn
    Start Price : 500 USD
    Current Opening : 625 USD
    Hammer price : 1,450 USD

    Lot# : 3079 United States Postal History Collections

    10-11, 25-26, 1851-57 3c ISSUES, POSTAL HISTORY, approx. 130 covers/ folded letter sheets, good mix of towns and cancels including ovals, fancies, colors (several green), stamps include good run of "orange browns" (15), note #25's, (11), unchecked for recutting or plating, some type IIa in need of plating, etc., usual mixed condition, generally F-VF, Scott for 10s and 25s only is $4,940, ideal for specialist.
    Start Price : 400 USD
    Current Opening : 575 USD
    Hammer price : 1,000 USD

    Lot# : 3080 United States Postal History Collections

    1884-1940, TRANS-ATLANTIC "SHIP" COVERS, attractive collection of 286 covers/cards, most with name of ship handstamp markings, nearly all to European destinations, ships include: Acapulco, Adriatic, Alaska, Aller, Arizona, Augusta Victoria, Baltic, Bremen, Bothnia, Campania, Champlain, City of New York, Celtic, Deutschland, Eider, Ecuador, Europa, France, Fuerst-Bismarck, Homer, Kaiser Wilhelm II, Kaiserin Maria Theresa, Lahn, Lucania, Lusitania, Majestic, Manhattan, Mauretania, Oceanic, Olympic, Paris, Prinz Friedrich Wilhelm, St. Louis, United States, etc, some interesting frankings but note much stationery issues, expect usual small flaws/faults but overall Fine or better, sure to please ship specialist.
    Start Price : 400 USD
    Current Opening : 400 USD
    Hammer price : 650 USD

    Lot# : 3081 United States Postal History Collections

    US & WORLD POSTCARDS, POSTAL CARDS, AND STATIONERY. assortment of hundreds in three binders and on misc. stock pages, features U.S. and foreign vintage postcards, mint and used postal cards, some covers, trade cards, war-related and misc., better items througout, close review recommended
    Start Price : 250 USD
    Current Opening : 250 USD
    Hammer price : 250 USD

    Lot# : 3082 United States Postal History Collections

    UX9 POSTAL CARD, 1886 1c BLACK ON BUFF COLLECTION. group of 56 cards to foreign destinations, most uprated with 1c Banknote, includes England (16) with several no uprate due usages and one to the Isle of Wight, Germany (27) with a nice variety of uprate frankings, Canada (4), Switzerland (4) including postage due usage, France, Denmark (2), Holland and Belgium; condition varies, F-VF overall
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : 200 USD

    Lot# : 3083 United States Postal History Collections

    1890s/1900s POSTAL HISTORY ASSORTMENT. 44 (43 postcards incl private mailing cards) nearly all addressed to Europe, some better frankings incl 288 on private mailing card showing 14th st NY City, 397 on piece tied by San Francisco Cal/ Model P.O. Sta. Sep 2 1916 duplex (rare), France 10c tied on card by Paris Expo 1900 Flag cancel, many attractive views on the cards incl Pike's Peak, Adm Dewey, view of 1904 Baltimore fire (2 different), Bombardment of San Juan, Brooklyn Bridge (2 different), Niagara Falls, assorted NY City views incl Statue of Liberty, usual mixed condition but a Fine and useful group
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : 200 USD

    Lot# : 3084 United States Postal History Collections

    CHRISTMAS SEALS 1908/65. collection of over 32 cards and covers, many tied examples, includes WX3 tied on 1908 post card plus Santa Claus label, three WX5 each tied on 1909 post cards, two WX6 each tied on 1910 post cards, WX7 (faulty) tied on 1911 post card, 1909 tied Santa Claus stamp on post card, etc., nice group
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : 150 USD

    Lot# : 3085 United States Postal History Collections

    1910s/40s SHIP MAIL COVERS GROUP. approx 90 (many philatelic) with assortment of ship markings and cancels, "U.S. Seapost" and ship handstamps, etc., note few foreign frankings, United Fruit Company, Grace Line, Panama Pacific Lines, etc., usual mixed condition, Fine assortment.
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : 150 USD

    Lot# : 3086 United States Postal History Collections

    MASSIVE US POSTAL HISTORY COLLECTION POST-1950. includes Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, DC, Florida, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming; our conservative estimate places the total number of covers and cards at somewhere north of 16,000, very nearly all post-1950 and many modern pictorial postmarks, also includes thousands of cut-out postmarks (some older and scarce, but little value when glued to an album page), ideal for the eBay dealer or topical collector who has the time to spend on this vast quantity of material, generally F-VF, take the volume into account when bidding as shipping is sure to be pricey
    Start Price : Bid
    Current Opening : 30 USD
    Hammer price : 300 USD

    Lot# : 3087 United States Postal History Collections

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    Catalog# : 771
    771, CE1-2, 16c AIR MAIL SPECIAL DELIVERY COLLECTION, group of 18 covers, many interesting and unusual, better noted: 771 huge corner margin single; CE1 on 1936 Hewitt, NJ "rocket mail" cover with printed cachet and green label; 1936 hand painted cachet, etc., generally F-VF, of special interest to specialist (owner retail in excess of $400)
    Start Price : Bid
    Current Opening : 45 USD
    Hammer price : 70 USD
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